Golden is an unincorporated community in Wood County, Texas, United States about thirty-five miles north of Tyler. It is best known for its sweet potatoes.
Every October, the town hosts a Sweet Potato Festival. This celebration has been aired on The Oprah Winfrey Show twice, once on October 28, 2004 and January 26, 2005.
Public education in the community of Golden is provided by the Alba-Golden Independent School District.